Increasing Book Sales through Various Amazon Platforms
Jul13

Increasing Book Sales through Various Amazon Platforms

  Increasing Book Sales through Various Amazon Platforms Increasing book sales usually sparks a discussion about book promotion and marketing methods. However, there are some different platforms you could try that could potentially increase sales and boost your income at the same time. Here are some Amazon publishing platforms that could broaden your book’s audience.   Kindle Singles Kindle Singles are ideal for...

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Getting Out of the 30% Tax Withholding for Non-US Amazon Kindle Authors
Mar12

Getting Out of the 30% Tax Withholding for Non-US Amazon Kindle Authors

    One of the best things about publishing your books with Amazon Kindle is that almost anyone can do it from anywhere in the world. This is great for international authors outside the US who have always wanted to expand their audience base. Unfortunately, Amazon makes non-US authors fill in a ‘tax questionnaire’ before you’re able to publish your first book. If you’ve filled in the quick and easy online form, you’ll...

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Can Anyone Achieve Self-Publishing Success on Amazon Kindle?
Nov28

Can Anyone Achieve Self-Publishing Success on Amazon Kindle?

    About 2 years ago a friend of mine announced she was going to self-publish some of her unpublished works on the Amazon Kindle platform. After all, she figured there were lots and lots of big success stories out there about writers who suddenly made huge incomes seemingly overnight on the self-publishing platform. She’d read about various success stories, such as unknown writers like Amanda Hocking churning $2.5 million...

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Writing a Synopsis – Condensing Your Novel
Nov23

Writing a Synopsis – Condensing Your Novel

  Writing a synopsis is one of the most daunting chores a writer must face. After spending months lovingly crafting a complex plot, realizing and nurturing a cast of characters and painstakingly selecting the right prose for descriptions, how do you then summarize your masterpiece in just 2 or 3 pages? There is simply too much information in a 400 page novel to condense into a brief blurb. How will an editor ever catch all the...

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